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Eve EiflerBaltimore / China / United Kingdom
In her former life Eve was a Special Education teacher and camp horseback riding counselor. She loves gardening, needlepoint and volunteering with pet rescue fostering kittens.
Lisa’s past jobs include Elementary School Teacher, Camp Director, Camp Founder of a Traditional Camp, Teen Camp and Leadership Camp. She has two children that were 8 week Maine summer campers from age 8-16. Passions include sailing, travel, outdoor adventures and working out.
Debbie grew up in the New York Metro area before moving to South Florida ten years ago. She has worked with public & private schools, and has been actively involved in organizations for the betterment of children/young girls. Her two daughters have been sleep away campers & counselors and have attended numerous teen programs. Debbie’s passions include playing tennis, running, paddle boarding and traveling.
Michele MinickWestchester / Long Island
As a CPA, Michele is able to accurately count the number of benefits of a well thought out summer plan. As a mom to 3 teenage boys, she has the perfect balance of crazy.
Lois DeckelbaumPhiladelphia / Princeton / Boston / Internet
Lois spent many years as an analyst in the utilities industry. She now uses these skills to help families find great summer programs. In her free time she enjoys cooking, biking, and spending time with her family.
Jill is a Midwesterner at heart but has made her home in Los Angeles since 1978. She has worked as an elementary school teacher and a court reporter — but her favorite vocation is helping families find the perfect summer experience! Jill and her husband raised two children. In her off hours, she spends time walking, traveling and spending time with her family.
Allison CarnealNew York City
Allison was an avid camper and participated in both a classic teen tour and an Israel adventure. As a mom of 3, she also has a great deal of experience with many overnight camps and summer travel programs. An investment banker and marketer in her former work life, Allison transitioned to Tips to help families create the perfect summer experience for their children. In her spare time, Allison loves cooking, planning vacations and spending time with her family.
Helene AbramsDallas / St. Louis
Helene’s love of adventure began at birth, as her family traveled the globe with the Air Force. The former teacher loves to bake, garden, workout, be active outside and has a passion for volunteering with Meals on Wheels and the Birthday Party Project as well as finding amazing summer adventures for her clients!
Born to State Dept. parents, Nancy was raised on 3 continents. After attending the international high schools in Paris and Brussels, Northwestern University brought her to Chicago for 20 years until she married a Frenchman and raised her two children in Paris. Their summers were spent in US music, tennis and riding camps. Nancy’s hobbies include classical choral singing, yoga & travel.
Gayle Shifrin loves working with children of all ages. Her experiences with camp include working as a counselor throughout high school and college. After receiving a Master’s degree, Gayle worked as a middle school teacher. She is a mom of two who loves yoga, swimming, bike riding and just being outdoors.
Lisa Bulman MullenWashington DC & Metro Area
LISA grew up in Bethesda / Chevy Chase. She attended Sidwell Friends School and also worked there before raising her children in Delray Beach, FL. She enjoys spending the summer and fall back in her hometown. In her off hours she enjoys sailing, hiking, reading, watching lacrosse games and watching her husband coach! Both her children are division 1 Lacrosse players her daughter is at University of Vermont and her son will join University of Virginia!
Jen CippolettiFairfield County & Greater Connecticut
A CT native, Jen wishes she could still spend her summers at camp. Instead, she lives vicariously through her three kids, enjoys traveling, gardening, and teaches jazz and hip hop in her spare time.
Born and raised in Barcelona and trained as a lawyer, she traveled the world for 14 years and now resides full time in Barcelona. When she lived in Washington, D.C. she contacted Tips on Trips and Camps for help finding a summer camp for her own kids who continued attending for 10 summers. She learned through those experiences that besides all of the fun and growth opportunities that a summer camp offers, it is also a great way for foreign campers to learn English. Now she is promoting this idea to Spanish families.